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Announcement

THANK YOU for your donation to American Lung Association in honor of Gin Goon
The fundraising campaign was concluded in early June. We have received donations totalling over $5,400 plus another $500 from corporation matching donation. The donation was presented to the American Lung Association on June 21 at the regional office in Mid-town.
Gin Goon was the late founder of CMCNY. He was a mountaineering and hiking expert. His patience and selfless personality had motivated many of us to become outdoor enthusiasts. He had lived a healthy life and had no bad habits of smoking or drinking. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2003 shortly after cancer was diagnosed in his lungs. Since then, in every year CMCNY organizes the 26 miles Gin's Hike to fundraise for American Lung Association in honor of him. The American Lung Association is very appreciative on our effort in the fundraising and promoting respiratory health year after year. Thank you again for your continuing support and generous donations.


Saturday 8/18/2018 - 7 Miles Day Hike / Level C
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the Silvermine Lake picnic area, follow the yellow trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter.Then change to RD. Cross over to the Long Path near Lake Torati. Follow the Long Path to visit the Hippo Rock and the Cave shelter. Return by the Yellow Menomine trail back to Silvermine Lake Picnic area.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trail head
Leaders: Steve Huang/Carol Lee -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/18/2018 - Silvermine Lake to Cave Shelter Family Hike / Level A
Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park, NY
Starting from the picnic area parking, follow the yellow trail along the shore of the Silvermine Lake to see the summer lake scenery. After reaching Brien Memorial Shelter, take a short cut to visit Lake Nawahunta. Follow the Menomine (yellow) trail to go uphill to Hippo Rock. Enjoy the views along the Stockbridge Mountain. Visit the Cave Shelter and find the way to connect back to the Yellow Menomine trail to return to the parking lot
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at Silvermine Lake Picnic Area
Leaders: Chung Leung -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/18/2018 - East Hudson 15 miles Day Hike/ Level E
Clarence Fahnestock State Park, NY
This is in the northwest section of Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Starting from the trailhead of the SM (White) by Hubbard Lodge, right turn to Fahnestock FS (blue), right turn to Perkins PT (yellow), left turn to Cabot CA (white), left turn to Charcoal Burners CB (red), continue to Wiccopee WI (blue), left turn to School Mountain SM (white), right turn to East Mountain EM (red), and right turn to SM (white) to back to the trailhead. For experienced hikers only.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:30 AM Hubbard Lodge Trailhead
Leaders: Leo Sun -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/25/2018 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hike / Levels B & C
Three Reservoirs / TMI Loop
Starting at parking lot off Rte 106, at the foothill of the Jackie Jones Mountain, follow the S-BM (yellow) trail for about half a mile. Then turn left to the unmarked road to visit the three reservoirs. Follow the unmarked trail to TMI. Then catch the Breakneck Mtn trail and the S-BM trail back to the parking lot. C Level hikers may hike on the unmarked Woodtown Road to reach TMI, turn right to reach (W) and turn right on (W) --> S-BM back to the parking area.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the Trailhead
Leaders: MeiSheng Liu/HY Lee -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 9/1/2018 - Lake Askoti North, 6 & 8 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Harriman State Park
Starting from Lake Askoti, follow the A-SB (red triangle ) Trail to Time Square. Change to the RED (red dot) Trail to intersect the AT Trail. Turn westwards on the AT Trail and cut into the service road to connect to the Long Path. Go southwards on the Long Path and connect back to AT Trail at Lemon Squeezer. Change to the A-SB Trail and walk leisurely back to the parking lot. For a bonus, hike around Island Pond and head back to the parking lot by taking the Dunning (yellow) Trail, followed by the Long Path.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at trailhead
Leaders: -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 9/1/2018 - Labor Day Family Camping (3 days, 9/1 - 9/3)
Bass River State Forest, NJ
Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake provides a serene setting for boating, canoeing and star gazing. A trail through the Absegami Natural Area wanders through a pine/oak woods and a small Atlantic white cedar bog. Campground facilities include flush toilets, showers, picnic tables and fire rings. Prepare your own camping equipment and gear. Limit to 50 people. Members have priority. Register online and all fees paid before 8/20. Fees (Include 1st night BBQ); $22 member, $25 non-member, $6 child under 12.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for details
Leaders: Kwok-Chi Ng/Chung Leung -- Click to sign on the activity

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Whatsnew
  • 5/27/2017 - A Memorable Camping Trip: Frances Slocum SP by Jordan Chang (10 yr old)
  • 5/27/2017 - Fun Activities at Camping: Frances Slocum SP by Vincent Chang (8 yr old)
  • 5/23/2017 - 一个无证者的朝圣之路 D51, article by Ar Shuo
  • 4/4/2017 - 一个无证者的朝圣路 D06 , article by Ar Shuo
  • 3/31/2017 - 圣雅各朝圣路走一遭 D2, article by Ar Shou
  • 3/30/2017 - 圣雅各朝圣路走一遭 D1, article by Ar Shou
  • 1/15/2017 Embracing Nature and Friendships: Patagonia Adventure 2016. Video by Steve & Lily Huang
  • 11/13/2016 CMCNY AT thru-hikers' Celebration Party, photos by Hong Huang
  • 2015 October - Thunder River -- One of the Top Ten Backpacking Destinations, article by Chi Chan
    2015 January - Climbing Mount Washington, article by Helen Huang
    2014 October - Presidential Range Traverse In One Day, article by Helen Huang
    08/01/2014 - CMCNY Acadia Precipice Trail (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    07/31/2014 - CMCNY Baxter Peak (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    07/27/2014 - CMCNY Acadia Sea Kayaking, video by Harry Chen
    07/27 to 08/03/2014 - CMCNY Maine Trip Photo Review, video by Harry Chen
    07/04/2014 - CMCNY July 4th 2014 - Adventuous Voyage, video by Harry Chen
    07/04/2014 - CMCNY July 4th 2014 - Fair Ladies, video by Harry Chen
    06/14/2014 - CMCNY Kayaking (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    06/14/2014 - CMCNY Kayaking (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    01/25/2015 - CMCNY's Annual Meeting, photos by Sandy Lau
    08/09/2014 - Black Rock Forest, NY, photos by Rose Liu
    05/10/2014 - Bear Mountain, NY, video by YongShuo Li
    2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 1), article by James Wang
    2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 2), article by James Wang
    2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 3), article by James Wang
    2014 May - Climbing Mount Shasta in California (in 2013), article by Helen Huang
    2014 Spring - Mystery Canyon And Its Redbud Tree, article by Chi Chan
    01/19/2014 - Spring Festival Party /Annual Meeting, photos by George Li
     

    CMCNY Mailing Address:

    CMCNY
    PO BOX 295
    New York, NY 10163

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    Note: Registration is closed at 6PM on Thursday.

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    Li Yong Shuo (阿朔)AT Journal


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    - Trip Registration Form

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    Our day hikes are rated from Level A to Level F. Level A being the earliest;  Lever D and above are for experience hikers only. Please contact leader if you are uncertain about what level of hiking activity should you participate. Click here to see CMCNY Hiking Rating System.





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